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Singapore History Gallery

The Singapore History Gallery’s updated narrative charts the development of the island as it was known through the years as Singapura, a Crown Colony, Syonan-To, and finally, Singapore. FIND OUT MORE

We Built A Nation

This exhibition explores the first ten pivotal years of independence (1965 – 1975) that shaped Singapore’s history, and the important roles and leadership of Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and his team who laid the foundations for modern Singapore. FIND OUT MORE


Created with toys from the artist’s toy exchange programme, Toysaurse explores the themes of childhood and material possessions along with the common thread that runs through both – their ephemeral and temporary nature. FIND OUT MORE

Visitors' Snapshots